We do not need this future for our daughters, vote. The dynamic reflects the painstaking efforts among Republicans to avoid the mistakes of 2012. This time around, there aren't any candidates talking about "legitimate rape" or "binders full of women." And the GOP put up strong female candidates in states like Iowa and Michigan, making it harder for Democrats to attack them as opposed to the interests of women.
Michigan’s favorite son Kid Rock has been outspoken in his conservative views, and he previously backed Mitt Romney in 2012. When asked about the 2016 republican candidates, Kid Rock said, “I’m digging Trump.” He stated that he hopes Trump wins and runs the country like a business. s_bukley / Shutterstock.com
When evaluating prospective Republican candidates for the 1964 presidential campaign, Kennedy welcomed the prospect of running against Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater, who ultimately received his party’s nomination, but he was concerned about the prospects of facing more moderate Michigan Governor George Romney, father of the 2012 Republican presidential nominee. “The one fellow I don’t want to run against is Romney. That guy could be tough” he privately confided to a friend in 1963.
While the 2012 presidential candidates and their running mates are not without flaws, they’re by far the “cream of the crop” Washington has to offer, Jon Stewart said Thursday. So with a new segment — “You magnificent bastards” — Stewart took a look at the down-ballot Republican candidates, or, “the cream of the crap.”
ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — For decades, presidential candidates' chances in Iowa were wounded if not doomed unless they backed federal support for ethanol, a boon to the state's corn-growing economy. That rule of politics collapsed resoundingly in the 2012 campaign when five of the six top Republican candidates said it was time for such intervention in the private market to end.